“Good morning, Mr. Shurman,” repeated Queen’s Park staff as the rookie Thornhill MPP wound his way through the corridors of power Tuesday. Surprised, Peter Shurman said the warm greetings made him feel particularly welcome, especially since he’d never met any of them before — this was his first time ever inside the legislature.
An application to the provincial environment ministry to let a Maple transfer station increase the amount of waste it handles met with unanimous disapproval at city council Monday.
Councillors voted to send the ministry a strong message regarding opposing a loosening of the 61 regulations placed on the station at 10525 Keele St. — across the street from a residential neighbourhood.
There’s a restaurant near the corner of Islington Ave. and Nashville Rd. in Kleinburg where the supernatural likes to play.
For decades the Doctor’s House has been the stage where ethereal scenes have been played out by the dead, much to the delight of some and dismay of others.
Dozens of seats in the cafeteria at Vellore Village Community Centre were empty at Monday’s public budget consultation, leaving the city’s budget chief concerned.
The Woodbridge forum, the first of three in Vaughan’s 2008 draft budget process, was an opportunity for the public to interact with councillors and city staff on how the budget should be crafted.
On Oct. 31, you would be forgiven for thinking the red vans on Vaughan streets mean a massive meltdown at Rogers Cable.
Fret not. Your cable is safe. Mischief-makers, on the other hand, had better watch out.
On the spooky northwest corner of Dufferin St. and Steeles Ave., one retailer is spreading its scary version of Christmas cheer to costume hunters this Halloween season.
Value Village at 1520 Steeles Ave. West in Concord specializes in donated, second-hand merchandise, including discarded fashion ghouls from deep within the dusty bowels of the closets of reformed fashionistas.
Woodbridge tot Matthew Caggiano, 18 months, wanders through the pumpkins at Southbrook Farm and Winery in Maple on Wednesday. In addition to the Halloween gourds, the site has bales of hay, cornstalks, costumes and other seasonal items for sale — as well as offering hayrides for the kids — as Vaughan starts getting ready for the end-of-October celebration.
When John Leonardelli checked a Watt Reader out from the library, he hoped it would spark a water-cooler conversation at his Maple home.
That is, how much it costs him to run that proverbial water cooler.
At 71 years old, Saul Feldberg still works 12-hour days.
After all, running one of Vaughan’s largest employers, making sure American presidents and Russian parliamentarians are comfortably seated is not your typical nine-to-five sort of job.
Martinrea International Inc., a Vaughan-based auto parts manufacturer, was recently announced as the sponsor of a public art exhibit, using 80 garbage and recycling bins to help beautify Toronto.
EcoMedia Direct Incorporated, which owns and operates the bins it calls “three-stream” SilverBox Public Space Recycling Street Art units, announced the partnership with Martinrea on Oct. 3.
Some of the finest flavours of Mumbai are found in Nairobi, Kuala Lumpur, Kampala and Dubai.
And now in an exclusive, exotic corner of Thornhill, the tastes of India have found a new home.
Five Vaughan restaurants were charged last month under the Health Protection and Promotion Act by York Regional Health Services inspectors.